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US state approves online casinos
New York, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) The state of New Jersey Tuesday approved the establishment of online casinos after Gov. Chris Christie signed into law a bill that the two state legislative chambers had approved earlier in the day.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:42:04 AM

US sees enormous business opportunity in India's growth
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Describing India as one of America's "most trusted and valuable partners" in the Asia-Pacific region, a senior US official has said it would serve as the foundation for greater regional economic cooperation and expansion.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:38:04 AM

Economy will suffer if spending cuts take effect: Obama
Newport News (Virginia), Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the US economy and national security will suffer if a set of automatic spending cuts takes effect later this week.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:34:01 AM

A million-dollar prize for Delhi slum education project
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) A "hole in the wall" experiment in a Delhi slum, demonstrating how children collectively can teach themselves complex issues, has won educator Sugata Mitra the first one million dollar 2013 TED Prize.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:26:03 AM

Suspect in Guatemala murder is 10-years old
Guatemala City, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Guatemalan authorities have designated a 10-year-old boy as the suspect in the murder of a taxi driver in this capital.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:22:02 AM

Mexico's telecom industry grows
Mexico City, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's telecommunications industry grew 13.6 percent last year, compared to 2011, "the highest (level) in the past four years", due mainly to growth in wireless telephony and satellite television, said authorities.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:20:02 AM

Mexico to launch new police force
Mexico City, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) The National Gendarmerie proposed by President Enrique Pena Nieto will begin operating at the end of this year and will have 10,000 members, officials said.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 11:10:06 AM

Puerto Rican boxer arrested
San Juan, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican boxer Enrique "Kikin" Collazo was arrested after he allegedly pushed his pregnant ex-wife during an argument, media outlets said Tuesday.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 10:58:02 AM

Costa Rica builds oil terminal
San Jose, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) Construction has started on a $96 million oil terminal in Moin, a port on Costa Rica's Caribbean coast, the government said.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 10:54:03 AM

Film tells the story of Natascha's captivity
Vienna, Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) The new film "3096 Tage" (3,096 Days) tells the story of the kidnapping and eight years in captivity of Natascha Kampusch in Austria.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 10:52:17 AM

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